It has been stated many times that we're not about to feature every single metal band that has ever existed. Usually we only add already accomplished bands with at least one full-length release. Still, many bands escape our attention, so it's up to you to tell us which of them are the most worthy of being featured on Metal Storm.
Bands listed here are suggested for addition by our users. You can vote for these bands as well as provide additional comments - both of which will be taken into account when we look for the next band to feature on Metal Storm. If the band is not in the list, you can suggest it here (you need to be a registered member).
Make sure you also check the Blacklisted bands - these are the bands we're not going to add at all, since we feel they won't be appropriate for this website. Yes, some non-metal bands are already featured here, but that's not the reason to add a lot more - so we don't accept arguments like "hey, this band is way more metal than band X you have featured!".
09.07.2011 - SceneryOfLoss
In the Autumn of 2008, CHAOS IN PARADISE started taking their first steps in a small garage in Oporto suburbs, where Alex and Quik began to outline the identity of the band.
After a few days, they started searching for other musicians to complete CHAOS IN PARADISE and after a while they found Pedro for guitar, 19 for bass and Sara for the vocal parts.
With the band as a whole, the quintet began writing their first Demo which came out in February 2010, including the songs "Dawn", "Heading North", "The Meaning of Being Imposed" and "Antagonized".
The band recorded the Demo at their own studio and released and distributed the four songs online for free!
After, CHAOS IN PARADISE began their live shows through Portugal, to promote their work and also to obtain experience as a band.
In the beginning of 2011, the band returned to the rehearsal room to start writing their following work, trying a new aproach to improve their sound, bringing their own identity to it and making it more coherent.
With the pre-production on the bagage, the recording sessions of the EP started in March 2011 at Soundvision Studios in Vila do Conde with Paulo Lopes in the co-production.
From the EP entitled "Let the Bliss Remain" the band released their first single "Awareness" to the fans and press, aquiring unanimous opinions expressing that their evolution and sound quality had a huge improvement.
With the "Let the Bliss Remain" presentation and release in June 2011, CHAOS IN PARADISE came back to the road to promote their EP in Portugal, having already some International shows in mind.
At the moment, they're planning to edit their first album in 2012.
28.07.2013 - psykometal
Needs at least one full length.
24.11.2013 - LeKiwi
Ugh those weak screams...a better vocalist would be a huge improvement.
08.03.2012 - Kuroboshi
Side project of AAL frontman Tosin Abasi and members of The Mars Volta and Suicidal Tendencies. Not the most metal sound in the world, but there are clear metal undertones. Interesting art!
08.03.2012 - R'Vannith
Wouldn't call them djent but yeah interesting stuff.
31.03.2012 - João Pirucas
This is much more Jazz Fusion than Djent but it's awesome nonetheless. That connotation is there just because Tosin and Javier are part of the band, in my opinion. Good addition to the site anyways. +1
27.03.2014 - Mehdi Taba
Great band with a great album (Lingua Franca), Terrazas, Reyes, Abasi & Moore, fresh sound, awesome performance and production with awesome drum works.
22.07.2009 - Wildchild-91
Insense deserves to be on Metal Storm because they are not much known outside of norway. Insense is a fantastic bands and should be heard by so many others than just norwegians that are interested in that kind of music.
The vocalist/guitarist Tommy Hjelm also plays with Benea Reach sometimes
22.05.2012 - RocknRaven
It has been a while since being really blown away from a new discovery.
ProFusion is a bit hard to categorize, combining Progressive Metal riffs, Eclectic stuff a la Beardfish, and catchiness like, well... It just gets stuck in your mind and won't go away.
I've yet to have listened to their first album, but their second one (Rewotower) has really blown me away.
The first song of the album (Ghost House) is available on their Reverbnation page.
25.07.2013 - LeKiwi
I'm just not impressed with bands like this these days...all this type of prog is the same. Sounds like watered down DT...
15.08.2014 - elt
very good...I also listened to a preview of their third album, really nice ...
10.04.2009 - Hunter'sMoon
It's kinda rare to see a band with old influences nowadays. And, to be honest, I think that what they say about rock'n'roll is true:
"ROCK'N'ROLL IS NOT ABOUT TECHNIQUES AND 32-NOTES-A-SECOND SOLOS, IT'S ABOUT TOUCHING PEOPLE WITH YOUR MUSIC".
18.04.2009 - Dr.Rock
It's kinda rare to see a band with old influences nowadays?
....uhhhh, which planet are you living on?
02.05.2012 - gabrielsanctus
Ace Of Hearts is a "supergroup" with members of Secret Sphere, Icon & the Black Roses and Odd Dimension, his debut album "Monster" is a MUST for the fans of the genre!
14.10.2009 - artah
"Sår" (Sar) is a solo project in Depressive Suicidal Black Metal (DSBM) genre which started in 2008 by its only member "Don Andolini" in the north of Iran. The word "Sår" has been taken from one of the Sortsind's song titles with the same name, and it means "Wounds" in English.
09.10.2011 - DrkkWntr
It's a band from Cyprus, a country that doesn't have such a big metal scene and the black metal scene is almost nothing. This makes the band's work more original and that they really care about metal and release material that express what they are and what they feel.
02.08.2010 - grospwele
Deadnight definitly deserves a spot amongst the greatest of the Extreme Metal bands.Their mixture of pure In Your Face Death,Thrash and Black Metal will keep your head banging for hours.It will rape your ears and leave you wanting for more.
22.04.2010 - grospwele
I know the Metal Scene is already filled with souless <melodic death black> bands that just wants in on the money.Don't worry,Anomally isn't one of them.The production quality and the ammount of talent and effort put in their music makes it an awesome band to check out.
27.09.2012 - Anomally
Anomally have a new EP called "While The Gods Sleep" and you also can check out this new video
21.04.2010 - Onkel Tom
Because they have been called the new thrash metal hope from Denmark ( http://www.corazine.com/articles/m/mordax/reviews/the-new-danish-thrash-metal-hope.aspx ). I think this band will be very big very soon !
20.04.2010 - munson
This band just plain shreds face. Some of the most gnarly riffage I've heard in a while, the band is going to release their third studio album in July.
Similar to PsyOpus or Ion Dissonance.
16.04.2010 - Uirapuru
They are a pretty famous Japanese Death Metal band. Their only full-lenght ''Supreme Entity'' is an amazing album.
Im not sure if they are still active, but five years without news mean that they probably aren't...
18.03.2011 - qui_killer
Vomit Remnants definetly deserves to be on MS!
15.04.2010 - WhiteHawk
The band Ice Vinland was born in June 1997. All its members are from the Quebec City region and all have at least 12 years of pertinent musical experience.The style adopted by this quintet is, of course,true metal, The originality of Ice Vinland comes principally from Vanguardian lyrics of the guitar synthesizer, the atmospheric keyboard, the disconcerting rhythms of electric guitars, heavy and unexpected and versatile voices. Stories overshadowing key subsects, very contemporary and also very historical, such as the fears of the new millenium, the orphaned children of the Duplessis era, the discovery of North America by the early vikings, all of which reflect their own philosophy of Creation and of the Holy Bible. So have a listen and see what you think.
01.09.2010 - Eruntano
Canadian progressive metaller never diisappoint. And power metal scene there is also strong. So this is the best combination.
15.05.2010 - grospwele
It should be on MS because they are an outstanding band that always pushes the boundaries of the genre.They deserve the visibility and the vocals by Cassiopée are simply breathtaking.I saw them live yesterday in a small bar and I couldn't help to think how epic they would sound playing on a real stage in front of a big crowd.Only you guys can make that dream come true...So vote!!You won't regret it
11.04.2010 - pino
Inner Quest are an italian prog quartet that plays instrumental music. They released their first full lenght that is called "Endless Illusion" in 2009.
Their music is an alchemy between 70's prog and modern metal with a little bit of fusion and thrash music. All positive reviews, a "must" for prog metal listeners that are searching for something new.
10.04.2010 - robichaud1
This is a great band featuring Aaron Harris (Isis, drummer), Caleb Scofield (Cave In), and Santos Montano. Very groovy, heavy. Two great albums so far (Harmonic Tremors - 2007; Bird of Prey - 2008). On the groundbreaking label Hydra Head (Isis, Jesu, Cave In, Lustmord, These Arms Are Snakes). Great stuff.
09.04.2010 - UnderworldEvents
Hawaii's most infamous export in the metal/punk genre dominating the state's music scene for over a decade. America's first metal band to extensively tour mainland China and one of the world's most famous non famous bands. Signed to Malt Soda Recordings and a long time Jagermeister sponsored band, Corrupt Absolute tours worldwide and is one of the major forces in the revival of the 80's thrash crossover resurgance along with other bands such as DRI and Municipal Waste. 4 full length releases
09.04.2010 - WhiteHawk
Surprising this band isn't on here since they been around since the late 1980s as well they got many releases under there name. Those guys are still around today. I will recommend this band to anyone who loves old school death metal or death metal in general because they are worth the time to be heard. They got good powerful vocalist with great instrumentation. They also usually sing about Gore, Sickness, Death, Torture .... so if you like those themes then you would probably like this band.
12.04.2010 - Funeralopolis
Yes! +1 I really wanna have their album (of which I cannot the title right now)!
13.04.2010 - Otravia
went on their myspace...anyone who loves old school Death Metal? I DON'T THINK SO. More like plastic metal. but that's just me...
24.06.2012 - Pathora
Rhapsodies in Red is perhaps one of the best Death Metal albums of 1992
08.11.2013 - Dizzeke
Remember the days...old school gore death metal with ONE hell of an album.
09.04.2010 - WhiteHawk
Band that combines female opera vocals with progressive metal. They done it pretty well, if you like progressive metal and female opera vocals .... you should check out this band.
08.04.2010 - ShannenName
This is unlike most melodic death metal, it feels refined, new, fresh, modern, futuristic and I like. All that contribututes to the 'Modern' appended to the front of 'Melodic Death Metal'. Really good material!